Talking to Your Doctor about Your Weight

Making the most out of your appointment with your healthcare professional can be very helpful in making sure you know what you should be doing once you walk out of the office door. This is especially true for chronic problems like being overweight or obese and the other health conditions...

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September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Each month of the year has it’s own health observations to bring light to the wellness issues that impact our society.  With children going back to school, this September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Growing obesity rates affect not only adults, but children and adolescents, too. Currently one out...

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Size Matters

Limiting portions is a solid strategy for controlling weight and managing diabetes. And that goes for both treat foods and everyday wholesome foods. I’ve watched too many people pile food on their plates without concern because the food was nutritious. But even wholesome, nutritious foods pack calories. Too many calories,...

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Study Finds Nearly One-Third of Adults Looking to...

Recent research by Drs. Drewnowski and Rehm of the University of Washington found that American adults that use low-calorie sweeteners reported intentions to lose or maintain weight during the previous year. The study “The use of low-calorie sweeteners is associated with self-reported prior intent to lose weight in a representative...

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What 22,000 Adults Had to Say About Low-Calorie...

Robyn Flipse, MS. MA, RDN Consultant to the Calorie Control Council Research on regular users of low-calorie sweeteners has found they have better diets than nonusers. If that isn’t incentive to use them, I don’t know what is! Of course, adding a low-calorie sweetener to your coffee isn’t all it takes...

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Is “Skinny Fat” real?

What is “skinny fat"? “Skinny Fat” is a term that seems to have been picking up in popularity in the last few years. So, what is it to be “skinny fat” anyway? It is when you are normal weight, or maybe even underweight, but lack muscle tone and are ultimately...

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faq2Do you have questions about low-calorie sweeteners? Want to learn more about maintaining a healthy lifestyle? You asked and we listened. Our resident Registered Dietitians answered the most popular questions about low-calorie sweeteners.